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Find out how we’re bringing this historic neighborhood into the 21st century.

This former farming community is home to the Shirley Eustis House. It’s the nation’s only remaining country house that a British Royal Colonial Governor built. Today, Roxbury is the heart of Black culture in Boston.

The area is now in the midst of a renaissance. New businesses and housing initiatives are renewing Roxbury’s main districts, including:

  • Dudley Square
  • Crosstown, and
  • Grove Hall.

Blue Hill went from being a street full of vacant lots to a bustling business district. It was one of former Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s proudest achievements.

The Roxbury Center for the Arts, Culture, and Trade opened in 2005. It celebrates the culture of the community through visual and performing arts.

Upcoming events

Image for South Bay Harbor Trail Project public meeting
Jan 26

South Bay Harbor Trail Project public meeting

Renew Boston
Jan 28

Renew Boston energy efficiency workshop: Roxbury

City Hall to Go Truck
Feb 1

City Hall To Go Cart: Roxbury

Family Gym
Feb 4

Family gym at BCYF Madison Park

Latest news

Aerial shot of Melnea Cass roadway and project limits
Dec 13

City of Boston, Boston University and Project Place launch new partnership

Public Health Commission
Mayor Walsh Giving Boston 2030 Address
Dec 12

Whittier Street housing development awarded $30 million grant

Neighborhood Development
Fixing Streetlights
Nov 7

Travel safely as Daylight Saving Time ends

Traffic Alert
Oct 5

Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, October 5 - Monday, October 10, 2016